LINCOLN – Robert William Moody, 74, son of the late Ardine and Jessie Moody, passed away Oct. 23, 2013, of Congestive Heart Failure at a Bangor hospital. He was born Jan. 25,1939, in Lincoln.
He attended Lincoln schools, Kansas State University and Leo University. He served in the U.S. Army and retired in 1976 as a Chief Warrant Officer after 21 years of active duty. He was a Criminal Investigator, CID Special Agent, and was a federally certified polygraph examiner. At the time of his retirement, he was a Special Agent in Charge of the CID Field Office, Fort McPherson, Atlanta. He was a Vietnam veteran and served with the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Division. His military awards include: the Bronze Star with V device and one oak leaf cluster; the Air Medal; Army Commendation Ribbon; Meritorious Service Medal; the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross; and various campaign ribbons. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars; Vietnam Veterans Association; CID Agents; and the Disabled American Veterans. He suffered various medical issues due to Agent Orange exposure while stationed in Vietnam.
Bob is survived by his wife, Grethe; and her children, Aaron, of Keene, N.H, Mark and his wife, Janice, of Austin, Texas, and Stephanie and her husband, Jeff, of Edwardsville, Ill. Surviving in addition to his wife and family, are his brothers, Byron and wife, Sandy, of Rockledge, Fla., and the Rev. Jeffrey and wife, Connie, of Simpsonville, S.C.; and his three sons, Robert, of Kittery and fiancée, Martha Heffren, James of Florida, and Michael of Hawaii, who is presently serving as a DOD contractor. Bob was loved by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews; as well as his beloved dog, Lady. He was predeceased by his parents; daughters, Elizabeth and Christine; grandson, Brandon; and his brother, Duane.
Bob was an active member of St. Mary of Lourdes Catholic Church in Lincoln. Visiting hours will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Clay Funeral Home, Lincoln. The funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at St. Mary of Lourdes Catholic Church. A military burial will be held at Lincoln Cemetery, followed by a reception at the Maranatha Riverside Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Mary of Lourdes Church, P.O. Box 310, Lincoln, ME 04457. Those who wish may sign an online register and leave written condolences at www.clayfuneralhome.com.